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After Haiyan: how to act on scientific advice that's politically inconvenient?
Yes, climate change is a problem. No, the data is does not support the idea that it's causing greater or worse natural disasters, baring heatwaves.
climate-change  comment  lies-damn-lies-and-statistics  interesting 
november 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Belief in biblical end-times stifling climate change action in U.S.: study | The Raw Story
'Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) said in 2010 that he opposed action on climate change because “the Earth will end only when God declares it to be over.” He is the chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.'
religion  posttofacebook  environment  republican  USA  fail  Christianity  people-suck  wtf  climate-change  what-the-everliving-fuck 
may 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
The 4 Craziest Scientific Theories Posed by U.S. Politicians | Cracked.com
American politics is a nightmare version of American Idol: It's full of desperately unqualified people who won popularity contests, and they can ruin your life, even if you don't watch them. Especially then, in fact. Especially squared when they're on science-related committees.
corruption  posttofacebook  wind-power  renewable-energy  rape  climate-change  stupidity  fail  USA  politics  wtf  amusing  cracked 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
This is what’s wrong with Britain today « Decline of the Logos
'This is really someone who writes a blog post entitled ‘Why I don’t listen to experts (or facts and figures)’ and means it.'
interesting  wtf  politics  climate-change  comment 
august 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Breaking news: A look behind the curtain of the Heartland Institute’s climate change spin | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine
'Someone going by the handle "Heartland Insider" has anonymously released quite a few of what are claimed to be internal documents from Heartland, revealing the Institute’s strategies, funds, and much more.'
news  posttofacebook  lies-damn-lies-and-statistics  lies  belief  politics  culture  climate-change  environment  interesting 
february 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Board Game Brings the Difficulties of Climate Negotiations Home - NYTimes.com
On a recent Friday evening, more than 60 people gathered to play a game that has sold 15 million copies worldwide since 1995… "The Settlers of Catan,"…That night at the Goethe-Institut, however, there was a twist. In addition to the classic resources of lumber, ore, wool, brick and grain, gamers could harvest a new commodity: oil."
amusing  geeky  climate-change  clever  interesting  people-suck  environment 
september 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Drunken Expat Writer - Climate Change
'In a rare moment of conciliation Khal Drogo, who currently has a slight lead in the campaign, agreed with Arryn."Climate change is real," Drogo said. "It is known."'
A-Game-of-Primaries  amusing  climate-change  environment  fiction  politics 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
The full scope of the ‘climate-change’ conspiracy | slacktivist
"That makes sense if you think about it. A conspiracy promoting lies about something as vast, global and pervasive as the climate would have to be as vast, global and pervasive as the climate itself."
amusing  parody  interesting  climate-change  comment 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Case closed: “Climategate” was manufactured | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine
"Climatologist Michael Mann has been cleared of all wrongdoing by the Inspector General of the National Science Foundation." (He's been cleared in several investigations)
climate-change  interesting  lies  journalism  academia 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Climate sceptics get too much air-time, BBC told - Climate Change, Environment - The Independent
Climate sceptics who do not believe that man-made emissions of carbon dioxide are contributing to global warming have had too much air-time on the BBC as a result of its public broadcasting remit to be impartial, an inquiry has found.
climate-change  environment  fairness  bbc  interesting  media 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Hot summer could wipe out Goth population, experts warn | NewsBiscuit
While most people are enjoying the current warm weather, climatologists said yesterday that a long hot summer could spell doom for one of Britain’s most unusual monochrome inhabitants, the Goth.
climate-change  weather  goths  amusing  environment  geeky  via-Andrew-Ducker 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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